Silversea Rolls Out Dramatically Reduced 'Solo Traveller' Fares on Select 2011 Voyages
Plus $250 Shipboard Credit available to single travellers on select sailings
(14 October 2010) Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has reduced the single supplement on more than 20 sailings in 2011 to just 10% - 25% (above the per-person, double-occupancy fare) for Vista, Veranda and Midship Veranda suites.
Initially launched last summer on select 2010 voyages, the line's specially reduced Solo Traveller fares proved such a popular incentive with independent travellers that the company is extending the offer to select 2011 itineraries.
Steve Tucker, Silversea's vice president of field sales for North America, said: "With special fares like these -- which can be combined with Silver Savings, Free Air and $250 Shipboard Credit offers -- there's no excuse for single travellers to stay at home. If you travel on your own, now is the ideal time to finalise your holiday plans for next year and treat yourself to the luxuries of a Silversea voyage."
Silversea's crew-to-guest ratio of nearly one to one ensures single guests will enjoy highly personalised service, warm hospitality, and an ambiance that makes them feel right at home. Also, on several voyages, Gentlemen Hosts will be on board, which is a real plus for single female guests looking for a dining companion or a dance partner.
All-inclusive fares include a spacious, ocean-view suite (most suites feature a private veranda), attentive butler service, complimentary wines and spirits, fine dining, sophisticated enrichment and entertainment programmes, and all onboard gratuities.
Following is a sampling of 2011 voyages offering a 10% single supplement:
Silver Wind, 3 - 10 January, Dubai to Dubai. Solo Traveller fares start at US$5,058. Gentlemen Hosts will be on board. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities.
Silver Cloud, 22 - 29 January, San Juan to Barbados. Solo Traveller fares start at $3,078. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities. Voyage also offers single travellers a $250 Shipboard Credit.
: Silver Cloud, 14 - 24 March, Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale. Solo Traveller fares start at $4,442. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities. Voyage also offers single travellers a $250 Shipboard Credit.
: Silver Whisper, 27 April - 7 May, Fort Lauderdale to Barbados. Solo Traveller fares start at $4,442. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities. Voyage also offers single travellers a $250 Shipboard Credit.
: Silver Spirit, 19 - 26 May, Southampton to Barcelona. Solo Traveller fares start at $4,926. Gentlemen Hosts will be on board. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities.
Following is a sampling of 2011 voyages offering a 25% single supplement:
: Silver Whisper, 5 - 23 February, Santiago to Fort Lauderdale. Solo Traveller fares start at $8,798. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities.
: Silver Shadow, 6 - 15 April, Singapore to Hong Kong. Solo Traveller fares start at $6,648. Gentlemen Hosts will be on board. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities. Voyage also offers single travellers a $250 Shipboard Credit.
: Silver Shadow, 7 - 17 May, Shanghai to Tokyo. Solo Traveller fares start at $7,398. Gentlemen Hosts will be on board. Plus, *Free Air is available from select gateway cities. Voyage also offers single travellers a $250 Shipboard Credit.
All fares listed above are per person based on single occupancy for a Vista Suite and do not include port charges and handling fees that can range from $100 to $575 per person on these sailings, depending on the itinerary. Solo Traveller, Silver Savings and $250 Shipboard Credit are capacity-controlled programmes and subject to availability. The Shipboard Credit is offered per suite, not per voyage, and only once to guests sailing on consecutive voyages. Shipboard Credit is valued in US dollars, regardless of booking currency. It may not be redeemed for cash, and any unused portion will be forfeited. Additional restrictions may apply.
*FREE AIR: A free roundtrip economy air package, that includes transfers between airport and pier on the day of embarkation and disembarkation, is available from 22 gateway cities in the US and Canada, and select cities in the UK. It is a capacity-controlled programme offered for a limited time. Additionally, there are specially priced air programmes available from over 50 other cities across US, Canada and UK.
for complete list of 2011 sailings offering single supplements from 10% to 25%, or visit Silversea.com and click on Special Offers.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the regal expedition ship Prince Albert II, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 400 fascinating destinations in between.
In the US, Silversea has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé NastTraveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and ratedNumber-One luxury cruise line by high-net-worth consumers in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI). International awards include "Best Innovation in Products and Services" from the Italian Innovazione Marketing Oggi Awards (2009); "World's Leading Small Ships Cruise Line" from World Travel Awards (2009); "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2010); "Number One" small-ship line in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2010); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" Excellence Award by Spain's Cruise News Media Group (2009); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by Australia's Luxury Travel & Style Magazine (2010); and "Best Luxury Cruise Operator" according to Travel Weekly China (2010).
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